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Disney Dish - What Disney did to get WDW​’​s Magic Kingdom ready to re​-​open

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa describes what was done to this theme park -- post-COVID-19 outbreak -- to get it ready for the return of Guests. Jim Hill then looks at Disney’s America and some of the innovative rides, shows & attractions that were planned for this proposed history park


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

How an unbuilt Disney’s America attraction influenced the design of “Aladdin’s Magic Ride” at DisneyQuest

Why your waiter at a Magic Kingdom restaurant may be moving a bit slower than usual

What’s significant about the most recent round of surveys that Walt Disney World sent out to annual passholders

Which state fair inspired the Imagineers to possibly look into developing an attraction for the regional festival circuit

What new effects have been added to the Walt Disney World version of “Pirates of the Caribbean”


released July 13, 2020
Hosts: Len Testa and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. Adams


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The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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